Summit Agro USA launches Verdepryn insecticide and Timorex Act fungicide  

   Summit Agro USA has recently announced the launch of two new products – Verdepryn 100SL insecticide and Timorex Act fungicide. Verdepryn insecticide allows growers to maximize both yields and crop quality by providing exceptional broad-spectrum insect control in pome fruit, stone fruit, grapes,...Read more

US EPA announces new tool for soybean growers to combat weeds  

  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the registration of the use of isoxaflutole on genetically engineered soybeans, providing soybean farmers with a new tool they can use to control weeds that have become resistant to many other herbicides. “We’ve heard from farmers across...Read more

ADAMA records $1 Bn growth in sales in fourth quarter

ADAMA Ltd, a world leader in crop protection industry, has recently reported a record-breaking fourth quarter with over $1bn in sales – touching $4bn sales for the year. ADAMA has a world domination with the widest and most diverse portfolios of active ingredients, the state-of-the art R&D, and manufactu...Read more

BASF’s Alite 27 herbicide receives EPA registration

 BASF has received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration of Alite 27 herbicide for use in select counties across Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, South Dakota and Tennessee. Alite 27 herbicide is the first and only group 27 herbicide (4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase, HPPD) ...Read more

Corteva Agriscience and AgPlenus ties up to develop new herbicides

Corteva Agriscience and AgPlenus, a subsidiary of Evogene Ltd., announced that they have entered into a multi-year collaboration for the development of novel herbicides. The collaboration will combine Corteva’s strengths in crop protection product discovery and development with AgPlenus’ expertise in d...Read more

Corteva Agriscience launches new fungicides for cereals in Europe

Corteva Agriscience recently announced that it has come up with its first European product registration within the Inatreq active family of fungicides. Questar fungicide with Inatreq active has been approved for sale in France. A new, naturally derived variety of fungicide, Questar offers market-leading solutions ...Read more

Wilbur-Ellis launches EMBRECE-EA surfactant for effective use of fungicide

Wilbur-Ellis Company announced the launch of EMBRECE-EA, a unique blend of surfactants designed to elevate the performance of fungicides, insecticides and miticides by increasing wetting and spreading of spray materials.  EMBRECE-EA’s proprietary blend of nonionic surfactants (NIS) gives growers superi...Read more

BASF launches 'Sercadis Plus' fungicide for Indian apple growers

In India, apples are among the most produced fruits. Also India is among the top 10 countries that produce apples in such a large quantity. Recently many Indian apple farmers are facing major occurrences of diseases such as Powdery Mildew and Scab. These diseases are ultimately harnessing the crop yield of the far...Read more

Marrone Bio Innovations signs pact with Anasac Chile S.A. for bio-insecticides development

  Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII) (MBI), a leading provider of effective and environmentally responsible pest management and plant health products, recently announced  the signing of a commercial agreement with Anasac Chile S.A. to develop and distribute GRANDEVO® Bioinsecticide and VEN...Read more

 ICAR organizes workshop on Bio-control and Utilization of Insects for North-East India

The ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bengaluru and the Directorate of Extension Education, Central Agricultural University, Imphal jointly organized a two-day Workshop on “Biological Control of Crop Pests & Invasives and Utilization of Insects as Food in North East Region of India...Read more

Oro Agri launches its new insecticide Oroganic in Europe  

     ORO AGRI launched its new insecticide/acaridae OROGANIC™ at HortiContact in Gorinchem, The Netherlands in February 2020. This plant protection product has recently been approved by the Dutch Board for the Authorization of Plant Protection Products (CTGB) and is based on orange oil, an a...Read more

CSIR-IIHR to hold pesticide residue analytical tech training in April  

  CSIR-Indian Institute of Horticulture Research (IIHR) will conduct training on advances in pesticide residue analytical techniques in the food safety referral lab on its campus on April 8 and 9, 2020. The course directors are Dr Debi Sharma and Dr Partha P Choudhury who are principal scientists in the Div...Read more